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Cedars Forest Hiking (full day)

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    What to Expect

    The most prestigious and dense cedars forests in Lebanon are situated at a high altitudes in the Shouf Mountains around 2 hours from Beirut city.

    Our tour will start by driving up to the mountain peaks at 1800m altitude.

    As soon as we reach our destination, a short gathering with the local mountain guide for important instructions and then a moderate level hike will start to discover the majestic Cedars and the wild life. A Panoramic view of the Bekaa valley (east) and Mount Lebanon province (west) is guaranteed while walking thru the natural reserve of Maaser el Shouf protected forest all the way to Al Barouk. (Average time spent inside the forest is around 3 hours but may be greater or lessened upon request)

    Security first: A professional mountain rescue team is available in case of any accident or injury.

    Please make sure to carry the following items: A small bottle of water, a small snack (nuts, fruits, dried fruits…) paper tissue and sun screen protection.

    Equipment: Hiking shoes, hiking sticks, a hat, appropriate clothing depending on weather forecast, and a backpack.

    PS: This tour may be cancelled in severe weather conditions.

    Stop At:

    • Al-Shouf Cedar Nature Reserve, Barouk Mountain Maasser Park House - Maasser El Chouf - Lebanon, Barouk Lebanon
    • Bekaa Valley, Lebanon
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pickup from any hotel in Beirut
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    1 day
    • Local taxes
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Weather conditions apply, please dress appropriately
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Dave Lebanon D.M.C
    59 reviews
    Humanistic professionalism.
    When traveling abroad, we look for open-minding experiences by getting to know a little bit the lifestyle,
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    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Going the extra mile
    Being the only customer on this tour, Dave the boss, himself drove me on this trip and a terrific day out it was,
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    Sei L
    Unforgettable day in Tripoli with an amazing guide!
    This was one of my best tour experiences ever. Dave was exceptionally knowledgeable, friendly and humorous. By
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    My Best Trip in Lebanon ... so far
    After more than a decade of dreams, this trip became real, at last. I had the option to visit the largest and the
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    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    What a day!
    Get your walking shoes on! Though the busy streets of Tripoli and the back roads of Batron, I would definitely
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    Boston, Massachusetts
    Excellent and friendly service
    David is very knowledgeable and was very kind to arrange for me a tour that fits my budget and needs. Highly
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    Excellent Bekaa Wine Valley Tour
    We decide to book with David, after reading many different reviews and deciding his looked the best overall
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    Amazing day!
    My first day in Libanon was bright due to my knowledgeable and "easy to talk to" guide. Although other registered
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    Auckland New Zealand
    A good choice
    If you are seeking a combination of informed knowledge, a greater measure of authenticity, some elements a bit off
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    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    An Amazing Experience with a Wonderful Guide!
    When we booked this tour it was meant to be part of a small group tour but it ended up just the 2 of us when the
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    Miwa L
    Must go ! Thank you for a wonderful day :)
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    Excellent tours
    If ever need in guidance in Lebanon, then this is the place you should look for. Amazing deals, and everyone puts
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    Trip of Lebanon
    The visit of complex of Baalbak temples, Ksara and Anjar in a full day was very beautifull. The guide show us the
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    This was a very well organised and thoroughly interesting day. As others have commented, Dave's knowledge is
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    David F
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    The Best Guide in Beirut
    This gentleman, started off as my guide to the Lebanon, by the time I left he was my friend of the Lebanon. Dave
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